Choosing a printing method for corrugated packaging involves evaluating factors such as production speed, print quality, flexibility, cost, and required quantity. In a recent discussion in our prior post, we established that flexography often emerges as the preferred choice … » read more «
Flexo colour proofing stage, a crucial phase in the pre-press process, offers customers a visual preview of their final printed piece, guiding contractual agreements. Utilising press characterisation data, the proofing system constructs a colour profile vital for aligning incoming files … » read more «
What does the choice of an optimal winding core contribute to the result of a print job?
First of all, winding cores are used to wind or unwind foils, papers or films, e.g. in the printing press. Cardboard winding cores… » read more «
In an era where sustainability and corporate responsibility have taken centre stage, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria have become a crucial benchmark for businesses across all sectors. ESG criteria offer a lens through which investors, consumers, and other stakeholders … » read more «
This article is part of the FLEXO FLAW FIXING series
Even the most sophisticated and advanced print shops occasionally encounter print defects. Even the most skilled press shops can be affected by misregistration in flexo printing.
Every press operator strives … » read more «
If you work in the flexographic printing industry, you know better than anyone that there are hundreds of moving parts to align, test, and measure to get the perfect print. These considerations are only increasing as new technologies and tighter … » read more «
The Science of Flawless Printing: Understanding Flexo Surface Tension, Surface Energy, and wettability
Achieving good adhesion and print quality is essential for any printing job. This starts with ensuring that the ink wets out on the substrate fully and evenly. This process, known as wetting or wettability, refers to the ability of a … » read more «
Buying a flexo printing machine is similar to buying a car. You want to strike the right balance between safety, functionality, and quality without blowing your budget.
While purchasing a flexo printing machine is undoubtedly a significant investment, there is … » read more «